Selma Lagerlof, a Swedish writer, was the first woman Nobel Laureate in Literature.
Selected Selma Lagerlof Quotations
• Strange, when you ask anyone's advice you see yourself what is right.
• It is a strange thing to come home. While yet on the journey, you cannot at all realize how strange it will be.
• There isn't much that tastes better than praise from those who are wise and capable.
• For what is a man's soul but a flame? It flickers in and around the body of a man as does the flame around a rough log.
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Quote collection assembled by Jone Johnson Lewis. Each quotation page in this collection and the entire collection © Jone Johnson Lewis. This is an informal collection assembled over many years. I regret that I am not be able to provide the original source if it is not listed with the quote.
Jone Johnson Lewis. "Selma Lagerlof Quotes." About Women's History. URL: http://womenshistory.about.com/od/quotes/a/selma_lagerlof.htm . Date accessed: (today). (More on how to cite online sources including this page)